At 10:39 AM 4/14/97 -0600, you wrote:
>The "regular" Siberians have 28 chromosomes and are derived from I. siberica
>& I sanguinea while the Sino-sibs have 40 chromosomes and are the result of
>crosses of Ii. clarkei, delavayi, wilsonii, forrestii, chrysographes & the
>probable hybrids bulleyana, dykesii & phragmitetorum.
>...I think they are a much overlooked treasure.
John, I knew that the Cal-Sibs were generally sterile, but what about the
Sino-Sibs? Are these resulting 40 chromosome siberian species
hybrids(Sino-Sibs) fertile with each other?
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